South Korea

Polène opens flagship store in Seoul

This marks a significant addition to its established locations in Paris, New York, and Tokyo.
3 days ago

Polène opens flagship store in Seoul

This marks a significant addition to its established locations in Paris, New York, and Tokyo.
3 days ago

South Korea's dermocosmetics market ranks 6th globally

It has attracted competition from "concept-dermo," "dermo-inspired," and "pharma-dermo" brands. 
5 days ago

OUTFORM APAC secures two accolades at Retail Asia Awards 2024

Innovative retail campaigns in Japan and South Korea garner top honours for the company.

H&M opens innovative store in Seoul’s Myeongdong District

It has an immersive fitting room and smart fitting rooms. 

Kith to open flagship store in Seoul

This marks the brand's entry into the Seoul market.

Chanel tops South Korea's luxury market

It surpassed Louis Vuitton with sales of $1.2b (KRW1.7t).

South Korea’s cosmetic exports surge 20% to $2.3b in Q1

It reflects the country's growing influence in the global beauty market.

Coupang to invest $2.23b to expand ‘rocket delivery’ in South Korea

It will set up more than eight fulfilment centres to serve as logistical hubs for swift delivery.

GOPIZZA to expand to over 200 outlets in South Korea

It will be launching in partnership with the convenience store brand GS25.

Sephora to exit South Korean market in May

It will gradually end its online, mobile app, and offline operations.

Shinsegae Group promotes Jeong Yong-jin as chairman

Chairwoman Lee Myung-hee will continue to serve as head of the company.

Korean skincare brand AXIS-Y opens flagship store in Seoul

The store is located in the Cheongdam district, below AXIS-Y headquarters.

Major skincare company Neora buys cosmetics producer ACN Korea

The purchase of ACN Korea will drive Neora’s growth in the APAC region.

Over half of South Koreans prefer clean-label products

Around three in five said that they will reject products with no positive impact on the environment.